pourpre

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pourpre m (plural pourpres)

  1. burgundy (purple color)
  2. rich, purple fabric
  3. (heraldry) purpure; purple color as used in heraldry
  4. (by extension, obsolete) power, authority

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pourpre (invariable)

  1. burgundy in color

See also[edit]

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir      brun
             rose              rouge, cramoisi              orange              jaune, crème
             vert citron              vert              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              cyan, bleu canard
             azur              bleu              violet, indigo              magenta, pourpre

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

pourpre m, f

  1. (Jersey) purple